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Celebrated director Julie Taymor dismisses ‘West Side Story’ protests

Acclaimed director Julie Taymor has little patience for the protesters who gathered outside the Broadway premiere of “West Side Story” on Thursday night. 
The few dozen protesters were calling for the firing of star Amar Ramasar, who has been accused of part…
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Hospital director dies in China of the new coronavirus

BEIJING The director of a Chinese hospital located in the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak died Tuesday, adding to the number of medical staff who have lost their lives to the contagious disease.
Liu Zhiming, 51, died Tuesday morning of the new…
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CDC director says coronavirus could stay in US through this year and beyond: CNN | TheHill

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday that the coronavirus will likely stay for beyond this season, or beyond this year, as the disease has the potential to propagate in the United States.  
“Right now we’re in an…
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CDC director: Novel coronavirus ‘is probably with us beyond this season, beyond this year’

(CNN)As an outbreak of a novel coronavirus has swept through Hubei province, China, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been preparing for its worst case scenario — a widespread outbreak of illnessesin the United States.
“Right now we’re i…
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CDC director: More person-to-person coronavirus infections in US likely

Health officials believe there is still opportunity to prevent widespread transmission of the coronavirus in the United States, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday, even as he warned that more human-to-human transmiss…
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Director Spike Lee honors Kobe Bryant with outfit at Academy Awards

Spike Lee is attending the Oscars in a suit honoring the late Kobe Bryant.
Lee arrived to Sunday’s Academy Awards wearing a purple-and-gold suit with Bryant’s No. 24 on the lapels and the back. Lee also wore a pair of Bryant’s Nike sneakers.
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NSC Russia Director Was Under Suspicion Before He Got the White House Job

Multiple officials in the State Department and the White House are cooperating in a security-related investigation into Andrew Peek, the former senior director for Russia and Europe at the National Security Council, The Daily Beast has learned. 
Peek was esc…
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FBI director says foreign disinformation campaigns ‘never stopped’ after 2016 elections | TheHill

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that foreign disinformation efforts against the U.S. never stopped after Russian actors used them on social media platforms during the 2016 elections.
The FBI chief also told lawmakers during a House Judiciary Com…
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Director Scott Derrickson Has Departed the Doctor Strange Sequel

Not because of any devious dark magic; apparently, the cause is that boring old spell known as creative differences.
The director himself took to Twitter to confirm his departure from the project: Marvel and I have mutually agreed to part ways on Doctor Stra…
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‘Joker’ Director Todd Phillips on The Struggle of Getting an “Anti-Comic Book Movie” Made | Close Up

Todd Phillips (‘Joker’) joins Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter for this season’s Directors Roundtable to talk about the difficulties in getting the movie made, the pre-release backlash for the violence in the film, and more.
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